The Cylinder Archive [ www.cylinder.de ] release for June 2008: Down at the Huskin' Bee, a ragtime-influenced duet by Collins & Harlan, recorded 99 years in July of 1909 an released on Edison Gold Moulded cylinder #10234. This is a modified version of S. R. Henry's Barn Dance with additional text added. Topics: cylinder record, wax cylinder, gold moulded, duet, ragtime, collins, harlan
The Cylinder Archive [ www.cylinder.de ] release for July 2014: Recorded in late 1901, Porten was a highly active recording artist at the turn of the century. This rather unusual selection of Mozart's Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte) is one of the most interesting cylinders he recorded. Topics: cylinder record, german, mozart, opera, vogelfänger, porten, edison, gold moulded, goldguss,...
The Cylinder Archive [ www.cylinder.de ] release for January 2010: Under the Anheuser Bush was an early-1900s popular song commissioned by the Anheuser-Busch brewery. Its name is an obvious pun on the company name. In fact, the German word "Busch" is equivalent to the English word "bush". The chorus, as sung by Billy Murray, is as follows. In addition to the instrumental reference, the line "come and have a stein or two" is also sung to the first bar of the German... Topics: cylinder record, billy murray, band, advertising, edison, phonograph, black wax, gold moulded,... Source: The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de]
The Cylinder Archive [ www.cylinder.de ] release for November 2011: Fantasie aus Walküre (Fantasy from Valkyrie) is normally a much longer piece than any period cylinder record was able to provide. In such occassions, full operas were not recorded in full. Instead, especially altered abridged version would be performed to fit the roughly 2 minutes and 15 seconds a period 2-minute cylinder record could offer. Recorded 1905 in Berlin, Germany and released as Edison Goldguss cylinder record... Topics: cylinder record, classical, valkyrie, walküre, walkuere, wagner, richard wagner, opera, grand... Source: The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de]